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Jan 21, 2010 7:00am EST
weather in wash you -- in washington you have to be ready for it. it's possible we could see sleet, snow and freezing rain across the washington area. i'll show you the satellite radar and again at this hour no problems. increasing clouds. showing you the clouds on the southern and southwestern horizon. increasing throughout the day and eventually the clouds will win out and the rain will start to move in. it moves in after 8:00 or 9:00 tonight. so the commute this morning and later today should be just fine, we're concerned about the overnight hours later tonight. winter storm watch, it looks like the worst of this is off to the north and west. here in town, no advisories at this hour but we do have a winter storm watch issued for counties well off to the west and north and west of washington, including martinsberg, hagerstown is under a winter storm watch going into affect later tonight and through the afternoon on friday. and counties in white is upgraded to a winter storm warning. and the heaviest accumulations, 2-4 inches of snow and freezing rain and sleet as well, are most likely
FOX
Jan 4, 2010 7:00am EST
. >> looking ate couple of interesting stats about jim zorn's time here, two years with the washington redskins, going 1-20 during those two years. he has tied with steve spurrier for thworst redskin coaching record. that was a minimum of two years. one other thing we want you guys to see, worst pots per game by a redskin coach, that also belongs to jim zorn. the next head coach to come in here with the redskins will be the seventh since dan snyder bought the team in 1999 so consistency has been a big issue here at redskins park. players are expected to be here around 11:00 a.m. hopefully, we'll get reaction from them and a press conference scheduled at 12:30. >> the only thing consistent is the inconsistency. >> that is pretty much it. >>> much more ahead on that big stopper toy. dave ross joins us live in about a half hour. >>> gilbert arenas set to meet with law enforcement officials today about allegedly bring a gun to verizon center. he asked in, quote, batted judgment for bringing guns to the locker room. he and a teammate reportedly drew the guns on each other in a argument over gamblin
FOX
Jan 15, 2010 9:00am EST
and low 50s. not there yet. we're still cold. temperatures here in washington still below 32. we're 30 at reagan national. you can see coles, dulles, 24, and in fredericksberg. but with a little sunshine working in we should see a gradual improvement and much like yesterday our daytime highs will be back into the low 50s. there is your satellite radar. a few more clouds in the forecast. a cold front off to the north and west will bring more clouds into the forecast. so a partly sunny afternoon. that's really the only change to talk about today. other than that, it should be another nice, very decent friday for us. partly sunny skies expected and mild for this time of year. we'll go with a high temperature of 52. the winds will be nice and lightut of the west and southwest at about 5-10 miles per hour. nice looking start to the weekend. then changes for the day on sunday. i'll have more details on that coming up in just a couple of minutes. allison, tony, back to you at the desk. >>> the window for trapped earthquake survivors in haiti is beginning to close now sadly. in the meantime, r
FOX
Jan 28, 2010 9:00am EST
on the forecast. back to you guys. >>> washington has been telling us to wait for cades. even as the problems have grown worse. meanwhile china is not waiting to revamp its economy. germany is not waiting. well i do not accept second place for the united states of america. >>> president barack obama makes his flee to congress and the country as he delivered his first state of the union address. the president delivering a strong message last night. >> and today he hits the road starting to sell some of the ideas he outlined in last night but he also is not backing away from his agenda. >>> the president of the united ates. >> reporter: greeted by the traditional standing ovation, the president acknowledged that this has been a rough year. >> despite our hardships, our union is strong. >> reporter: and getting stronger he argued, despite unpopular policies like the bailout of the financial sector. >> i hated it, you hated it, it was about as popular as a root canal. >> reporter: and moving forward, he told congress his top priority will be jobs. he touted tax cuts and new incentives for small busine
FOX
Jan 18, 2010 7:00am EST
across the washington area. we'll take a few more hours to get the sunshine out but once wedo it should be a mild afternoon. 42 at reagan national, that's not bad for this time of day. 4in ocean city and 42 in hagerstown. our afternoon high temperatures, we have clearing skies, top out in the low 50s. 51 here in washington. winds out of the north and west at 15. so it will feel cooler than that but all in all a nice looking day for our martin luther king. let's get to lauren demarco and she's in with a look at our on- time traffic and i'm assing things are relatively quiet. >>> things are quiet. we're seeing light volume due to the holiday. we have holiday scheduling for metro, marc and vre, no service. and expect delays at grosvenor. no problems on the beltway. passing connecticut avenue. 270 looks good. appreciating the beltway into the inner loop, we have some police activity here to the left of the ramp, not causing much of a delay with the lighter volume. 66 looks great. no problems on 95 as you make the trip up from fredericksberg. here we are at the mixing bowl in springfield. ev
FOX
Jan 25, 2010 9:00am EST
through new york, philadelphia and washington, d.c. and we continue to be dealing with both a flood watch and wind advisory which will be in affect until 10:00 a.m. thed into watch until 1:00 p.m. 31 miles per hour is the move recent -- the most recent gust in washington, d.c. 32 in baltimore. you get the idea. and the mild temperatures, let me mention it's great out there temperature wise. 60 at reagan national. 62 at dulles. 57 at bwi marshall. the temperatures will slowly fall back during the course of the day. and there is a quick look at the five-day forecast. i'll have more details coming up but 61 for an afternoon high. that's it for weather. back to you at the desk. >> tucker, thank you very much. >>> we're going to check in with sarah simmons now. she's live in bethesda this morning. crews there are dealing with downed trees and power lines. sarah, good morning. >> well good morning to you both. crews have been here since 3:00 this moing trying to work on this tree that is down on the power lines and you can see behind me it is still there. we have workers here from pepco, also m
FOX
Jan 8, 2010 7:00am EST
national reporting one tent of an inch of snow. ray dan is the official site for washington, so washington barely a trace. forecast for today looks like this: after we get the snow out of here, the forecast looks like this: we will see for us during the course of the day today some sunshine work its way in here later on, but it will become rather windy later today and our high temperatures only in the low 30s, 32 in alexandria, 33 in baltimore, 31 in chantilly, we'll go with 33 for a high in the district. that's a look at the weather, let's get an update on traffic with julie wright. >>> we're talking about icy patches out there. they just kind of pop up on us. callers are reporting in on the outer loop of the beltway as you come around the big curve, 270 merges onto the beltway. we're receiving reports of icy conditions there. we pulled the camera up, it's blurry unfortunately at eisenhower avenue, outer loop of the beltway, right lane is blocked up, disabled truck causing a backup from telegraph road. for the most part our interstates looking pretty good. our secondary roads are questi
FOX
Jan 28, 2010 7:00am EST
for the high. waldorf 51 and in washington, d.c. 50 for a high today. that's a look at the weather. now let's get more on the rush hour traffic with julie wright. >>> we're talking about headed into d.c. right now and it's not going to be easy along 13th street. between irving and kenon is where we have the crash and in bound lanes are blocked. no incidents to report on along the suitland parkway. slow toward sterling. top side of the beltway, the outer loop below speed from college park into silver spring. southbound 95 and 295 incident free out of laurel. no accidents reported leaving riverdale and cheverly. along 95 you'll find along the left side of the screen is the northbound commute and it's jammed up traveling from woodbridge toward lorton, springfield to duke street off of 395. southbound 7100 toward terminal boulevard, stay to the right to get through. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> there are new developments this morning in the massive toyota recall. the automaker announcing more recalled vehicles. they are experiencing trouble with floor mats. this is on the
FOX
Jan 1, 2010 7:00am EST
have some dense fog as well. particularly to the south and east of washington where there is a dense fog advisory south of fredericksberg and east towards salisbury and ocean city. here is a look at your temperatures. and parts of the area still below or at freezing, 32 in dallas and 32 in frederick and 31 in washington. we're not concerned with icing in downtown washington but off to the north and west, a lot of communities below the freezing mark. here is a look at your satellite radar. we got rid of the shower activity and we had some snow shower activity along with a winter weather advisory last night and that's pushed off nd it should be a decent day with a mix of sun and clouds expected. as a cold front moves through winds will pick up this afternoon and things will get gusty. winds gusting up to 15-20, 25 miles per hour and that will bring in chillier air for the weekend. i'll have more coming up. but today relatively mild. plenty of clouds becoming breezy with a high temperature of 41 degrees. i'll be back to look at the weekend coming up. tony, back to you. >> tucker, thank
FOX
Jan 20, 2010 7:00am EST
, allison and steve. >> the big question that we had, april, here in washington we're looking at things from a national perspective and what this means for the parties. but the biggest question we've had ould like his own home town. he crisscrossed the state and reached out to the voters. martha coakley's campaign was very low-key. they didn't even call on president obama until just this last weekend when they felt they really needed him. people were able to relate to brown because he went out -- he did what you see most politicians do, he got out there on the streets, shaking hands. we didn't see that with martha coakley. perhaps she and her campaign felt they were entitled tobut r can have a say and in fact, they have. >> we've seen entitlement and politics don't go together. thank you. we know it's a busy day for so many folks up there. and the president even saying he was surprised and frustrated by the results of the race. too much, too late, i guess. >> and we'll talk about that the special election in massachusetts and we'll get a bipartisan reaction to republican scott brown's win an
FOX
Jan 26, 2010 9:00am EST
for a job, we have just the event for you. details behind today's washington post megacareer expo. that's next. much more ahead this morning. don't go anywhere.  >>> we're back with a fox 5 follow-up. we're waiting for word from d.c. school chancellor michelle rhee. some members of the city council and the washington teachers union are demanding answers after some aalmosting allegations -- alarming allegations were made to a national magazine. she was discussing the 266 teachers laid off last year reportedly because of budget concernsch she told fast company magazine, i got rid of teachers who had hit children, who had sex with children, who had missed 78 days of school. earlier on fox 5 morning news, city leaders reacted. >> did you ever get any paperwork on any of these charges, the charging themselves, quite serious, including the sexual misconduct charge? >> no. >> so you did not? >> did not. >> so where does that leave the council? >> we'll certainly, and i know the wtu will do what they need to do and so will we, which is try to some answers. >> and i think the chance
FOX
Jan 25, 2010 7:00am EST
and south and east of the district. washington, d.c. itself is a little bit dry right now. we've had rain but it's not raining in d.c. at the moment. farther out to the west not bad, but towards front royal, winchester and places like that, it's raining there and that's a good line of heavy rain there. no reports of thunder at this hour. i wouldn't rule out some thunder here and there. but for the most part it's just rain. let's take a look at the area covered by a flood watch. it includes washington, d.c., all of the close-in counties and including prince wiliam county and flood watch in affect until 1:00 this afternoon. out to the west, although we're not showing it on the map, some of the counties are under a flood warning. also a coastal flood warning in affect until 6:00 this evening for the tidal potomac and chesapeake bay. these are wind gusts, 35 mile- per-hour wind gusts at reagan national. 36 in baltimore, 45 at dulles. so there are your gusty winds. that will be a problem through the morning. there is a wind advisory in affect until 0:00 and then the winds will die down but sti
FOX
Jan 21, 2010 9:00am EST
cool air to transition the cold rain which will start here tonight in washington over to this wintry mix which will include the possibility of a little freezing rain around here, maybe some sleet, and you get the idea. maybe even snow in downtown washington before all is said and done. either way, it should all be out of here i think by tomorrow afternoon. and by tomorrow evening we'll be left with cold conditions to start the weekend. so this won't be an all-day -- it won't last for too long of a period of time and i don't think we'll see significant snow accumulation here in washington. off to the north and west where i showed you the winter orm watch, you could see snow totals maybe 2-4 inches of snow. here in washington no advisories at this hour and i would expect accumulations to be held down because we'll see sleet and freezing rain. so maybe a slushy inch of snow across the immediate washington area. increasing clouds and high temperature only 40 degrees. winds out of the east at 5-10. the problems keep going tonight. i mentioned the winter storm watch off to the west. overni
FOX
Jan 26, 2010 7:00am EST
are in the 30s across most of the region. here in washington it is indeed 39 at this hour. relative humidity at 46%. winds out of the southwest at 6 miles per hour. that's the big difference on temperature and winds. winds greatly diminished from yesterday morning and yesterday during the day. here is a look at the satellite radar. there are clouds mixed with the sun coming up in just a little while. so we'll see a paly sunny sky for the morning and in deed for the day as well. precipitation remains out to the west in the form of snow. the rain that we saw has pushed well off to the east, although there is lingering precipitation in the northeast. your forecast for washington for today looks like this -- partly sunny, much cooler than yesterday's high in the 60s. today we're looking for a high of about 45 degrees. i'll have more details on all of that coming up in just a little bit. steve and allison back to you. >>> before we get to julie wright we want to talk about the breaking news having a huge impact on the commute. another tragic act on the metro. >> two workers were killed near the r
FOX
Jan 5, 2010 7:00am EST
around the region. 28-degree in washington. 26 in baltimore. dulles at 27 degrees. winchester, 4 and at ocean city, it is 26 degrees. your forecast for today looks like this. you will see a mix of clouds and sun. i think mostly clouds i'm few flurries possible through the course of the day. highs in the mid 0s. let's get to julie wright to get an update on traffic. >> we'll check out the ride courtesy of the crew in sky fox. the beltway is not looking so bad. for those traveling off of northbound i-95, you are definitely slow as you work your way northbound leaving potomac mills headed out towards route one. you will find more slow traffic as you work your way out of newington headed up to the springfield interchange. traffic headed northbound slowing out of springfield north of 644 continuing across the beltway and out towards edsall road and up towards duke street. this is pretty typical for your morning commute. below speed headed out towards landmark and the traffic slows again crossing the 14th street bridge headed out towards the exits for the southeast- southwest freeway.
FOX
Jan 27, 2010 7:00am EST
of the viewing area. it is in effect for the potomac river in washington, d.c. due to the rains that we saw particularly upstream and the moon is going to be full on the 30th, i believe. so that is helpinto make those tides a little bit higher as well. let's take a look at the current temperatures around the region. right now, # 2 degrees in d.c. 27 in baltimore. 27 at dulles. ocean city is at 30 degrees. winchester is at 29 degrees. your sat lighted radar composite for the region, we've got a lot of sunshine out there but more clouds will be filtering their way in here during the course of the morning and later on today. so nice bright sunny start to the day. but more clouds later. your forecast for today looked like this. coastal flood warning in effect for the potomac river until 6:00 p.m. a mix of sun and clouds with se about where they should be. a high today of about 44 degrees. now, let's get an update on traffic. for that, we go to julie wright. >> we'll start off talking about the trip in virginia. we are noticing the ride on 66. not only do you slow between the two 24 interchanges
FOX
Jan 29, 2010 9:00am EST
. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >>> and now to the latest coming out of haiti. darlene etienne who was found in a mountain of rubble is amazing her doctors. she's eating and regaining her strength. for other survivors life is very much day by day. there are not enough doctors to take care of everybody who needs help and officials project more than 2 million haitians will need food and aid through the end of the year. >>> and they spent two weeks searching for survivors and returned home with a heroes welcome at dulles international airport. [ applause ] >> they saved 16 lives, pulling people from the ruins in haiti. >> the feelings from one extreme to the other, from the horrific and very sad to the miracle stage. there were some of them a week later. >> clearly the haitian people are very resilient. they are able to deal with the dire ciumstances and the fact that they were really hanging on, i have tremendous will to live combined with the efforts that we had in terms of trying to get them free. i think that's what accounted for some of the late rescues. >> they did great work an
FOX
Jan 1, 2010 9:00am EST
in southeast washington is celebrating what many of the parishioners call a miracle. somebody fired rounds into the church. >> stacy cohan joins us live from southeast with more on what happened. >> reporter: well i can tell you, police believe it was a 9- millimeter that was used and a single gunman that fired into the new year's day shooting. it happened on naylor road. the 3,000 block. just around 12:30 there were 40 parishioners inside the new life praise temple to celebrate new year's eve together when the suspect started shooting. about half a dozen bullets hit the front of the church. but fortunately none of the parishioners were injured. we did get a chance to hear what happened by talking to the pastor. >> we had a singing group that was up singing and the music was kind of loud. because we weren't expecting to hear no gun shots come through the window like it did. >> right now we're investigating it as an assault with a dangerous weapon, a gun. we definitely fel that at this point there is enough facts to say that it was intentional shooting at the building and anybody that would
FOX
Jan 19, 2010 7:00am EST
popping up around the area. washington at 36 degrees. down in richmond, 38, pittsburgh, 33. raleigh, north carolina, 39. and in boston it's 32. now let's go to hd radar. we want to show this to you to show you there is nothing going on t there. we do have clouds. we've been seeing that in satellite. but the satellite radar composites have been showing precipitation. it's not showing up on hd radar so we don't have anything hitting the ground. forecast for washington for today looks like this: partly sunny skies, another mild afternoon, we're going to see our highs into the low 50s. about 52 degrees and that's about 10 degrees above normal so we'll take that. it will be a good one. that's a look at the weather. more coming up in a little bit. back to you. >>> we want to remind you that metro's grosvenor station is open again this morning. the station has closed for extended track work but it opened up this morning at the regularly scheduled time. >>> let's get the latest on the commute from julie wright. good morning. >> and that redline may be your savior this morning because 270 has been
FOX
Jan 29, 2010 7:00am EST
as well. if the white house doesn't move the trial, congress may refuse to pay for it. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >>> relief efforts in haiti are taking a toll on the country's hospital and medical workers as officials say medical supplies are low and some people are just now being treated since the earthquake. they estimate 2 million people are still in need of food and 200,000 family size tents are still needed. >>> they spent two weeks searching for survivors and they return home for a heroes welcome at dulles last night. members of the fairfax search and rescue team returned. but well over 100 people were rescued and the team from fairfax saved 16 lives. >>> time now is 10 minutes after the hour. coming up next on fox 5 morning news, we are live in studio s the legend signs off. it's donnie simpson's last day on wpgc. he shares his memories with us. >>> another beautiful start to the day and we'll check in with gwen tolbert and get the conditions coming up. it's now 7:11 on this friday morning.  ♪ [ sniffs ] morning. you got in pretty late last nigh
FOX
Jan 5, 2010 9:00am EST
, an announcement expected sometime soon from the washington redskins regarding who will be their new head coach. >> of course, jim zorn is out and this morning, speculation that former denver broncos coach mike shanahan is in. lindsey murphy joins us live from redskins park with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we can't say for sure that mike shanahan is the redskins new head coach. what i can say for sure is he is in town. he did have a business meeting with dan snyder and bruce allen to talk about where the franchise is heading. and of course that, coaching vacancy. according to some reports, the redskins started talking with shanahan last month. mike shanahan has won two super bowls in 14 seasons with the broncos. he was fired a year ago after denver missed the playoffs for the third straight season. if all went well at dinner last night with snyder and allen, shanahan could be in contract talks as we speak. now, if we don't hear today, expect the 'skins to have a new head coach in place in the next couple of days. players say they won't mind in that head coach is mike sh
FOX
Jan 7, 2010 7:00am EST
the morning rush hour. there are advisories close to here. we don't are an advisory in washington, d.c. but we do have a winter weather advisory tonight at 10:00 for montgomery county, loudoun county, frederick county, maryland, so to the north and to the west. in western maryland and portions of west virginia, that's a winter storm warning. they could get up to 6 inches of snow and strong winds. right now we're at 30 degrees here in the district. relative humidity at 48%. winds out of the north at 12 miles per hour. i think the winds will diminish during the course of the day today. look for a high today up in the 30s. that's below normal. and then clouds start to build in later today and wee expect snowfall by around 10:00 or so this evening. that's a look at the weather. now an update on traffic from julie wright. >>> the big story right now is the impact that it has on your commute traveling along the rook creek parkway. we are dealing with an electrical fire. pepco is on the scene but they've requested a hazmat team and what that means for commuters is that traffic inbound on the rock cre
FOX
Jan 14, 2010 7:09am EST
around those epidemic- like numbers you talked about. it's an epidemic in washington, d.c. with you we're not -- but we're not trying to hide it. we're going to move on and make improvements. >> and we want to get to a e- mail. and this is a nuisance type issue. and this neighbor in southeast continues to put her trash can in front of the neighbor's house and this woman has gotten a judgment, police have been out. dpw says there is nothing they can do. and it really speaks of a larger issue is she doesn't want to confront this person. what can one neighbor do legally to stop another neighbor's bad behavior? she want us to ask you that question? >> luckily this is an isolated case. we don't get many of these. it's tough for dpw, let alone mpd to mediate between neighbors. but i would say if the neighbor felt threatened in any way, either their own person or property, they should absolutely call the police department. i think they should call the police department and have an officer come out and at the very least, maybe some of our excellent officers can explain to both parties what it
FOX
Jan 20, 2010 9:00am EST
the expected high in washington. 47 in lusby and 42 in hagerstown. and cooler than yesterday and we'll talk about the details of the possibility of winter weather in here late thursday and friday coming up. back to you. tony. >>> we continue to follow two big developing stories this morning. the shooting and deaths of eight people in virginia, the shooter in that case turns himself in this morning. we have the details in a live report. >>> and a nowerful aftershock hits the already devastated nation of haiti. this one a 6.1 magnitude earthquake into but we start with the slaying of the eight people in appomattox, virginia. just a few hours ago the suspect turned himself in after hiding in the woods all night. >> police believe he is the man responsible for the deaths of eight people found in a rural virginia home yesterday. fox's molly henenberg is live in appomattox this morning with the latest. molly. >> reporter: hi, tony, hi, allison. there is a sense of relief among the community that this manhunt is over without further loss of life or anybody. 39-year-old christopher speight is in cu
FOX
Jan 4, 2010 9:00am EST
't do on the air. all right, dave, we will see you back here when you get to washington. >> all righty. and again as dave was saying, shanahan may be named the coach this week. >>> a georgia couple using household items to make a tattoo machine and used it on their six kids. the couple doesn't see any harm in what they did. >> reporter: investigators say this plastic needle was used to tattoo six children. >> it was a painful procedure with a crude instrument. >> reporter: five children got a cross-like tattoo on their hands. the oldest a tattoo of mom and dad on his arm? >> what are the ages 7 7 years to -- 7 years to 17. >> i'm not breaking the skin p it was right. there it's going to fade away. itst like a pen mark or something. >> reporter: patty admitted she and her jacob edward tattooed their children after inking themselves. investigators came here after they got a bilogical call from two of the children complaining about the tattoos. >> reporter: are an adult and you have your own choices, but these are children, they don't have their choices. >> they asked me. it's not like i
FOX
Jan 12, 2010 9:00am EST
fredericksberg. how about a 37 in leonardtown and 36 here in washington. i'll have more details on the forecast. we'll have a nice warming trend and it's hard to believe we could get excited about 50 degrees but it's possible it's out there in the five-day forecast. we'll ve that coming up in just a couple of minutes. allison. >> tucker, thank you. >>> our top story, a deadly discovery rocks a quiet, rural neighborhood. a man's body turned up at the end of a driveway in brookville, maryland. >> sarah simmons is on scene and joins us with today's top story. staira, what is the latest? >> reporter: this happened along brookville road. it's the 4900 block. and the body that they discovered was just at the end of this very long driveway outside of a vacant home, a very rural area that we are standing here near brookville. police were called here at 2:00 a.m. this morning. they discovered a body of a young man who they are now telling us, when they disvered him, that he has trauma to the upper part of his body and that he is possibly if his late teens, maybe his early 20s. police are not going into
FOX
Jan 13, 2010 9:00am EST
and prayers. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >>> now the u.s. has already begun efforts to get aid to the region. >> haitian console ats are teaming up to help rally the troops and gurvir dhindsa has the latest outside of the u.s. embassy. good morning. >> reporter: good morning allison and tony. haitis ambassador to the united states said now is the time for all haitians and those in other countries to pull together to help this very poor country through a devastating time. they've been through difficult times before and he said haitians will come out of this stronger and united. he said they're a courageous people. he's going to meet with the u.s. state department to discuss more about what sort of aid this country needs. >> the state department has called me to come in and sit down to try to coordinate any help that they're going to give haiti. but, as i said, we don't know what is next until there is an assessment, until we know truly that the port-au-prince airport is open. >> reporter: and that assessment may take some time. this earthquake hit about 10 minutes until 5:00 hai
FOX
Jan 14, 2010 9:00am EST
. the warmer air will arrive and it will be a nice looking afternoon here. 48 expected high in washington. 49 in leonardtown. going to fredericksburg, 50 degrees for an afternoon high with sunshine. we'll look at the weekend, we have rain in the forecast toward the end of the weekend, and we'll have that coming up. allison and tony back to you. >> tucker, thank you. >>> new video out of hate -- haiti this morning. you can see the people gathering in open spaces. they are spreading sheets or tarps or somewhere to sit down on the ground. >> after the 7.0 earthquake destroyed much of the city and leaving millions in need of help. that help is starting to arrive but it's difficult to know where to begin. the death toll may reach tens of thousands and some say hundreds of thousands. gurvir dhindsa joins us with the latest. gurvir. >> reporter: planes and ships are making their way to haiti but this disaster is on a larger scale, even larger than the u.s. military and it can only do so much. for so many in haiti there is nowhere to go. bodies line the streets and makeshift camps have grown and the
FOX
Jan 6, 2010 7:00am EST
few moments. let's go right to hd radar and show you a portion of the ea, just snow, not washington it self but reston and leesburg and manassas, snowfalling there. and chesapeake beach, east of la plata, some snow there. cambridge, you are abouto get some snow showers moving through as well. scattered snow showers, primarily pushing down from the north. here is a look at the bigger picture, , satellite radar for the region. snow coming down from the north where thet pretty decent snow across portions of pennsylvania overnight. overall, that is dissipating. again, some filling in going on in our area but, overall, the snow dis appearance. 21 in harrisonburg and 29 at dulles airport. your forecast for today, mostly cloudy this morning, with some areas of snow, light snow showers, then, later, partly sunny, still breezy, high still in the 30s. we are looking for highs in the upper 30s today. that's a look at what's happening with the weather. now let's get an update on what's happening with the traffic with julie wright. all right, tony. again, just a few moments ago, they showed you
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Jan 12, 2010 7:00am EST
he was such a staple on the show, columnists for the washington examiner questions whether idol can maintain popularity. >> he was the reason people watched the show. just like paula abduhl was. if you take away major people, will people tune in? >> i think it's a good thing for the show because it shakes it up, you can't have the same thing all of the time, it gets borrowing. >> there was recent speculation about his status with the show. he's leave the judges table in new hands. besides randy jackson, cara dioguardi is new to the show, while ellen degeneres has yet to be seen since she replaced by paula abduhl. the network says they are connected to x factor and idol. even though he seems irreplaceable, they will go on. and the american version of x factor will debut here in the fall. and you talked to cara dioguardi. >> yes. we'll talk about it later this morning. >> did she say anything? >> i don't know. simon is the boss so maybe she didn't know. >> and x factor is almost the same show so you wonder if both can survive at the same time. >> well idol won't at'sbt for s >> it def
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Jan 19, 2010 9:00am EST
is utilize some of our free expert advice that you can find online at washington parent.com. they're also included in our upcoming camp guide that we publish in our february, march, and april issues. in that these resources, free camp experts, can help match you up with a particular program within your budget. so that's a good useful tool. many parents are delaying the camp experience, instead of sending a 7-year-old, they are waiting until they are 8 or 9. and they're also reducing the number of weeks their child might attend camp from say 3 or 4, to 1 or 2. and those are ways that parents are able to cut the cost. >> is there also financial aid available in se instances. >> absolutely. there are organizations that offer scholarships to them. you can go to the camp and talk about a payment plan. most camps are very accommodating. summer camps offer early bird registration and if private camps are just financially out of your reach, you may want to look into your local government or agencies because those programs are often subsidized because they have reduced costs. two of those are the
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Jan 7, 2010 9:00am EST
the washington area. let's show you the advisory quickly and off to the north and west of washington, we're under a winter weather advisory as of 10:00 tonight and in affect until 10:00 a.m. all of the counties in blue, including loudoun county, carroll county, maryland and to the north and west we'll see the most snow and we mean accumulation 1-3 inches. south and east of the city is less, maybe trace to up to about an inch of snow. this is not a moisture-laden system so not much will fall here. out to the west, that's the main event. the winter storm warning for the mountains of welt earn maryland will get up to 6 inches of snow by tomorrow morning. r humidity is 48% and winds out of the north and west at 9 miles per hour. this afternoon's commute should be just fine out. there. increasing clouds. and a high temperature of 38 degrees. i'll have more details on the forecast. we'll have a bitter cold weekend. those details are coming up. back to you at the desk. >>> we continue to follow a developing story for you this morning. authorities are investigating two bizarre incidents in the district.
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Jan 13, 2010 7:00am EST
sunshine today and an improvement in our temperatures. right now in washington we're at 28 degrees. baltimore is at 24 degrees. dulles is 28. frederick is 28. and patuxent naval air station coming in at 27 degrees. so another cold start to the day. here is a look at your radar -- satellite radar and you see some clouds pushing in from the north but we'll feature some clouds during the early morning hours but then mostly sunny skies as the loud -- clouds will dissipate later on today. we look for improving temperatures today. winds calm, highs from upper 30s to around 40 degrees. we'll look for a high of 40 downtown. that's a look at the weather. now an update on this morning's rush hour traffic from julie wright. >>> we've been talking about water main break this is morning. one in prince george's county along landham where they have alternating traffic at 123 and over in silver spring for those traveling out of wheaton, it is inbound university boulevard between piney branch and carol avenue due to a water main break. this is said to impact your commute throughout the rest of the
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Jan 18, 2010 9:00am EST
across northwest washington. temperatures in the mid-40s, highs in the low 50s so this will be one of our nice ones. >> and as soon as i go outside the sun will be out. >> you better believe it. 45 degrees at reagan national. temperatures are warming up. we have 30s -- well parts of the area were in the 30s today but a nice warmup. 46 in frederick, 48 in fredericksberg and 43 in leonardtown. east of washington, 42 in annapolis and 43 down here in leonardtown. good looking start. winds out of the knowledge and west at 10-15 miles per hour. it will feel cooler in the next couple of hours. you can see the clearing taking shape in the next hour or two. the early morning fog will be burning off. our storminess from yesterday brought us about two-thirds of an inch of rain is off to the north and east of us. and that area of low pressure will continue to drag the clouds with it. so out to the west, there is not a lot happening. high pressure building in. there should be quiet weather as we're not expecting our next weather of storminess into thursday and friday. partly cloudy and mild temperatur
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Jan 27, 2010 9:00am EST
washington is a legal partner. and a lot of arts institutions very important to the functioning, to the functioning of the school. now, and she also agreed that the ellington community would get to participate, which has to begin to happen soon in a renovation, a multimillion- dollar renovation that ellington is due to have in 2012. and that's in the master fast it's plan for the school system. and that was, that's been decided for years. >> wanted to also let you know that we were so saddened to report on the loss of your home and your beautiful art collection. >> thank you. >> how are you doing now? there's no way to get back the memories and the valuable art, the meaningful art that you had collected through the years. >> yes, it's difficult. i'm trying to put one foot in front of the other and get into the flow of things. but i am meeting, i had to take off this week because i have to work on something i'll tell you about in a minute. but i'm meeting virtually every day with insurance adjusters because i have to name, before we submit the claim for the contents, i have to na
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Jan 6, 2010 9:00am EST
be a shape-up, too. mike shanahan struck a deal with the washington redskins and now staffers and fans hope that will be a winning season. dave, what's the reaction been like from whatever players may be around? >> interestingly enough, there are enough players making their way into the park as we speak, some of the assistant coaches, too, filing in. from the guys we talked to yet and some of the guys we taed to this morning, they are pretty, sited, too. you as a fan were not excited about what happened here on the field. and now they have the guy they wanted all along. mike shanahan. if you don't know much about mike shanahan, here is what you need to know. he spent 14 years in denver, won two intoals. and the contract is 5 years, worth 35 million-dollar, tony perkins, as we say. and the final say goes to mike shanahan. he coaches with an iron fist and has already got the respect of the players. here are a couple of people. >> mr. snyder took a step in the right direction when he hired mr. allen and and coach shanahan. there is instant credibility. >> there is something behind the lines t
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Jan 8, 2010 9:00am EST
say the administration has not made fighting terror a top priority. in washington, doug luzader, fox 5 news. >>> the plan by the obama administration for widespread use of body scanners is ruffling feathers in europe. they are divided of the use of the scanners. they are announcing plans to install the scanning devices but spain, belgium and germany argue there is enough security already at european airports. the european uni says it may force them to use those scanning machines. >>> surveillance video shows a guard walking away from his post for an inknown reason and then a woman on the secure side of the rope motions for the man to sneak through. it turns out the couple wanted a few more moments together. it touched off a terminal shut down and delayed flights for hours and the man was never identified. >>> one local county is celebrang the lowest crime rate since president ford was in office. overall crime in prince georges county was down 12%, the lowest since ' 75. one of the biggest reductions was in the homicide rate, down 21% from 2008 and the homicide closure rate was up to 79
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Jan 11, 2010 7:00am EST
-southwest freeway. we'll update your ride into southeast washington. unusually slow coming inbound. all of this traffic is headed toward the anacostia. on the sousa bridge we have an accident and a stalled car and that is contributing to the too lay. so bumper-to-bumper traffic inbound as you roll down the hill from branch toward sousa. southbound 270 out of rock ville, heavy, slow and steady, the crash reported at falls road in the second lane from the left. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> 7:04 right now. and our big story this morning is the controversy that continues over comments that were made by harry reid during the 2008 presidential campaign. >> republicans want him to step down by democrats are saying not so fast. sarah simmons joins us live with the latest on the fallout. >> reporter: good morning. republicans are asking for senator reid to step down from his position as senate majority leader over the comments made about the president during 920 -- during the 2008 campaign season. michael steele didn't hesitate when chris wallace asked the question. >> shou
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Jan 15, 2010 7:00am EST
on where the teams are on sunday morning. the forecast for washington for today looks like this, nice in fact. partly sunny skies and mild temperatures. 52 for a high today. that's going to feel oh, so od. and for tonight, not bad. 33 for the overnight low. those as cold as it has been. a few clouds over. five-day forecast, take a look at your weekend. if you're planning to have some out door activities, do them saturday. clouds build in late. sunday a raining day and drenching too. monday and tuesday we bounce back up into the mid 40s. that's a check of your weather. now let's check on traffic with julie wright. >> i was busy packing and now i have to do traffic. finally we can party with the heat on. do you remember that. >> yes. >> who was it? >> will smith. >> very good. i try to stump him. >>> for those leaving bethesda toward georgia avenue, this morning's commute was jammed up because of a car and bus accident at georgia but everything is cleared from old georgetown past connecticut avenue and toward silver spring. and again all lanes are open. outer loop typical slowdown from
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Jan 11, 2010 9:00am EST
is called by game change and written by washington insiders. sarah simmons joins us live on capitol hill with our top story. >> reporter: senator reid has already apologized for the comments that he made on the 2008 presidential campaign trial. but democrats and republicans were still going at it over the weekend. democrats were saying it was a mistake and that he's already apologized but republicans are still calling for senator reid to step down from his post. this stems from a new book to be released today called game change. in the book reid is quoted as supporting obama as a presidential candidate and then calling him, quote, a light redskinned african-american with no negro dialect unless he wanted to have one. republican leaders are calling for his resignation but democrats are firing back, saying he has a siftory of supporting the african-american community. >> we are used to harry saying surprising things. what is most important to us, is not the words -- words matter -- but the actions of a politician matter a great deal more. this is a man with a lifetime naacp a-rating. >> de
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Jan 22, 2010 7:00am EST
cancellations and delays. in the washington area, it's either dry or rain, just slight rain. you see some of that light rain filling in right now now. advisorys in effect, in effect until 1:00 this afternoon, farther to the north and west until 6 p.m. the counties in purple, that's the winter storm warning. again, that's far out to the west. >> montgomery county, i do want to mention, the close-in counties are under that winter advisory until 1:00. >>> 36 in baltimore 38 in fred ricksburg. colder out to the west. 32 in winchester. 35 in haggerstown. they have bounced up a little bit. the forecast for today, light go back to sleep america. the oil crisis is over. i don't think so. our economy is bleeding billions for foreign oil... importing nearly 70% - much of it from countries that don't like us. that's billions we should use to create american jobs. we have plenty of american natural gas, to power our trucks and bus fleets. it's cheaper, cleaner, abuant, and it's ours. we've had our wake up call. it's time to act.  host: could switching to geico really save you 15% or mo
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